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Tag Archives: Wrongful Death

73-year-old died after being discharged with internal bleeding — $425,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death by medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Blood loss causing cardiac arrest and death of 73-year-old man Tried before: Mediation Date resolved: 12/21/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $435,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Anthony M. “Tony” ...

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Teen died in gym class from a cardiac condition — $1.3M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Wrongful death of a 15-year-old high school student from failure to provide life-saving interventions in response to an emergency cardiac episode Date resolved: 9/14/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,300,000 Attorneys for plaintiff ...

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Man killed in collision caused by high-speed police chase — $11M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury; wrongful death Injuries alleged: Traumatic brain injury, wrongful death Date resolved: 2/15/2022 Special damages: Medicals $357,172.48; lost wages $35,713.60 per year; total loss of income $964,251 Demand: $11,000,000 Offer: $11,000,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: ...

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Elderly woman died after fracturing hip at facility — $400,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death; medical negligence Injuries alleged: Hip fracture caused by a fall, leading to death Date resolved: 10/5/2021 Special damages: $110,000 in medical expenses and funeral/burial expenses Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $400,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and ...

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Catheter removal allegedly caused stroke, death of 80-year-old — $1M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death; medical malpractice Date resolved: 12/9/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,000,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Gary B. Mims and Benjamin C. Charlton, Fairfax Description of case: The decedent, an 80-year-old woman, was taken to ...

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Wife killed, husband injured in head-on collision — $1.85M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Combined wrongful death and personal injury Injuries alleged: Death of wife; concussion and fractured acetabulum of husband Date resolved: 12/7/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,850,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Matthew W. Broughton, Andrew D. Finnicum ...

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Husband killed, wife injured after semi collided with stopped vehicle — $1.815M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Combined wrongful death and personal injury Injuries alleged: Death of husband; concussion and fractures to the ribs, pelvis and thoracic spine of wife Date resolved: 10/4/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,815,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): ...

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Two killed after driving car into Smith Mountain Lake — $100,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Wrongful death Court: Roanoke Circuit Court Case no.: 21-2298 Date resolved: 11/16/2021 Special damages: $11,250.73 for funeral expenses Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $100,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Benjamin D. Byrd, Roanoke; ...

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81-year-old man died after heart attack allegedly misdiagnosed — $1.4M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Death of 81-year-old Verdict or settlement: Settlement Special damages: Approximately $10,000 in hospital bills Amount: $1,400,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Stephanie E. Grana, Richmond Description of case: Plaintiff’s decedent, an 81-year-old business ...

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Mother killed, father injured in T-bone auto accident — $4.6M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death, personal injury Injuries alleged: Wrongful death of wife; pelvic and arm fractures of husband Court: Loudoun County Circuit Court Date resolved: 10/22/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $4,600,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Peter C. ...

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